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can you begin to assemble (start collecting items) a kit before you've "used" your first one?
(i know you can't have two at the same time, but can you begin the process of building one/collecting what's needed for one)
Remember that you have to have one POW in each of the four rooms (or have the appropriate cards) in order to gain an escape kit. I would assume that if you meet the conditions and they are still true when you use the first kit, that you would then immediately have the second because you're still fulfilling the conditions.
Unless, of course, you're talking about ropes/keys/etc... in which case I would remind you that those aren't personal escape kit parts, but what you need to get you out of the prison in the first place.